Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A MN United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc N/A SC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management N/A Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A GA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 285,823

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peel District School Board N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Advancing Women in Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 293,323

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Atlas Service Corps Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Cal-Wood Education Center CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trout Unlimited Inc CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 46,470
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 573
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Jounce Partners Inc PA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Impact STEM Academy OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Good Karma Bikes CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 335,256

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Advancing Women in Technology United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Prior Lake Rotary Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Yeshiva University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
New Covenant Community Development United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Royal Institute of Management Bhutan Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
A Womans Work Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 573
Caring Hands Foundation Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Schools Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
St Benedict Parish & Schools United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bags of Love United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Lionheart School Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Fairfax Releaf United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Bay Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 304,323

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13110 records found.